Sheikh Muhammad Hussein, the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem, issued a warning Monday against what he called Jewish attempts to "damage" the Al Aqsa Mosque by blowing the shofar on the Temple Mount on Yom Kippur.

The Temple Mount is the holiest site in Judaism, while the Al Aqsa Mosque, which sits at the southern end of the mount, is the third-holiest site in Islam.

In a statement issued Monday, Hussein said the Temple Mount organizations are demanding that the authorities allow them to bring chairs and Torah scrolls to the Temple Mount to conduct Torah study at the Temple Mount and to open all gates to Jews and not just the Mughrabi Gate.

Hussein strongly condemned the protection given by Israeli authorities to members of the "extremist groups that break into the Al Aqsa Mosque every day in large numbers while wearing priestly clothes and blowing the shofar under the pretext of Jewish holidays."... Read More: Arutz-7